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Boca Raton Police Do Not Enforce Executive Orders, Mask Policies

Department Policy Is To Refer COVID-19 Matters To Code Enforcement, County, Which May or May Not Follow Up BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — An unauthorized massive event near Mizner Park Sunday morning served as a reminder to the Boca Raton community. The executive order requiring facial coverings to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is apparently […]

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TANGLED! Trapped Pelican Freed In Boca Raton

Pelican Was Tangled In Fishing Line On Lake Boca, Freed By 4Ocean BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — In a story developing mid-day Monday, a pelican trapped in fishing line on Lake Boca Raton has been freed. The pelican, according to eyewitnesses, was stuck on fishing line near Lake House South which is on Lake Boca. […]

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POLICE: Boca Raton Cops Stop Massive Gathering Near Mizner Park

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton Police responded to a mass gathering involving hundreds of vehicles converging near Mizner Park for what was supposed to be a small car show Sunday morning. The event was unauthorized and eventually shut down by police. Albert Aletto, an owner of a nearby pizza restaurant that was sponsoring […]

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HURRICANE CENTER WATCHING SEVEN SYSTEMS, SALLY LIKELY HURRICANE MONDAY

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — There are seven systems currently being watched by the National Hurricane Center as Tropical Storm Sally is likely to become a hurricane on Monday. Sally’s current path brings her to New Orleans on Tuesday morning. Tropical Depression 20, and what will likely become Tropical Depressions 21 and 22 are all […]

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PBSO Deputy Angela Chavers Dies From COVID-19

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: PBSO Media Advisory Verbatim) — Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is sad to announce the passing of D/S Angela Chavers.     D/S Chavers, 44 years of age, died, today, Saturday, September 12, 2020, as a result of battling COVID-19.   D/S Chavers began her career at the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office in September […]

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POLO CLUB BOCA: DBPR Finds Two Violations During Friday Inspection

One Violation Is Using Sanitizer That’s Too Strong. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation inspected the food service departments at Polo Club the day after BocaNewsNow.com ran several photos of workers not wearing masks. The photos were taken after the Palm Beach County executive order requiring mask use […]

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JAIL: Boca Raton Man Made Death Threats In Writing

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton resident Elvis Ricard Yacub allegedly made several death threats in writing. He was jailed early Saturday morning. According to jail records and a charging document filed with the court, Yacub is charged with four counts of “intimidation — send written threat to kill.” The affidavit of probable cause […]

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COVID FLORIDA SATURDAY: 98 New Deaths, 3227 Infections

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The COVID-19 death count continues to rise in Florida, with 98 additional deaths logged Friday through 11:59 p.m. The Florida Department of Health reports 3,227 new COVID-19 infections were also logged Friday. The total COVID-19 case count in Florida is now 661,571 with 12,600 deaths. In Palm Beach County, 156 […]

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SAD: PALM BEACH POST COPIES BOCANEWSNOW.COM.

PALM BEACH POST COVERS SEVEN BRIDGES LAWSUITS TWO MONTHS AFTER OUR FIRST REPORT. DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — You would think that the Palm Beach Post could engage in its own, independent journalism. After all, a paper owned by Gannett should be able to find stories without help. But again, that’s just not the case. […]

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TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FOR SOUTH FLORIDA

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A Tropical Storm watch has been issued for South Florida, including Palm Beach County. What is now Tropical Depression 19 may strengthen as it moves over the South Florida peninsula Friday night and much of the day Saturday. The latest update from the National Hurricane Center follows. Note there are […]

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PINE CREST SCHOOL ACKNOWLEDGES COVID-19 POSITIVE TEST

FORT LAUDERDALE LOWER SCHOOL AFFECTED. SCHOOL FORTHCOMING, PROACTIVE WITH DETAILS, GUIDANCE, PLANS. FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Setting the standard for how private and public schools in the region should react to positive COVID-19 tests involving students and faculty, Pine Crest School has released the following statement to BocaNewsNow.com following reports of a positive COVID-19 […]

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THE TROPICS HAVE GONE MAD! Hurricane Center Watching Six Systems

EXPECT WET WEEKEND IN SOUTH FLORIDA BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — No need to panic, but the National Hurricane Center is watching six systems in the Atlantic and Gulf. It is the actual peak of hurricane season, and it sure seems that tropics wanted to celebrate the occasion with great fanfare. None of the systems […]

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COVID FLORIDA FRIDAY: BIG INFECTION INCREASE

NEARLY 4,000 NEW CASES LOGGED IN FLORIDA. DEATH COUNT PASSES 12,500 BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida infections are heading the wrong the way, as you can see in the official graphic — above — released by the DOH. The Florida Department of Health reports 3,731 new COVID-19 cases logged Thursday through 11:59 p.m. Florida […]

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PALM BEACH COUNTY: Bars Remain Closed Despite State Order

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Bars in Palm Beach County must remain closed, despite a just-issued order from the State of Florida suggesting that bars may now reopen. This advisory was just transmitted from Palm Beach County: Palm Beach County bars remain closed pursuant to Palm Beach Emergency Order 2020-024 and prior orders.  The Florida Department of […]

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JAIL: Sarasota Man Lied About Identity, Arrested In Boca Raton

COPS: Man Claimed To Be His Brother BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Sarasota resident Christopher Krase was jailed briefly Thursday after Boca Raton Police say he lied about his identity while committing two motor vehicle violations. According to records provided by the Palm Beach County jail, Krase is charged with operating a motor vehicle without […]

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